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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 28th, 2013
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Ethiopian arrested after calls from residents Saudi police arrested an Ethiopian housemaid for walking naked in a public place and said they believe she is mentally ill. Internet users in the Gulf Kingdom, the largest base for Asian and African housemaids in the region, had circulated a YouTube film ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
May 8th, 2012
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Think of four of your Facebook friends. Got them? Well, one of those four friends has probably told a fib in their profile. An investigation by the Consumer Reports publication, which reviewed 2 000 American households and focused on how individuals use Facebook to share information and what happens ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Sci/Technology
Apr 9th, 2012
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Facebook has acquired photo-sharing service Instagram for $1-billion in cash and stock. The deal was announced by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a post on the social network. Instagram lets users edit photos and share them via the Instagram network, being an iOS exclusive app until last week, when a...
By benim
In News
Sep 15th, 2011
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Facebook unveiled a new feature called “smart lists” on Tuesday, giving its users an easier way to share photos, posts and updates with smaller groups of friends. The new function, which commences on Wednesday, borrows from the success of the Circles feature of Google+, which allows users...
By benim
In World Entertainment
Jan 25th, 2011
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British historical drama The King’s Speech won the most Oscar nominations on Tuesday with 12 nods for the film industry’s top honors, ahead of True Grit, with 10. Facebook movie The Social Network and Inception, had eight nominations each for the 83rd annual Academy Awards to be held Febr...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Jan 3rd, 2011
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Facebook has received investments that place the social network’s value at $50 billion, according to a published report. Goldman Sachs (GS, Fortune 500) and an unnamed Russian investor have invested $500 million in Facebook, the New York Times reported late Sunday, citing people close to the tr...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 20th, 2010
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that his company is to launch a new email messaging system. Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/APOne of my boys has his birthday this weekend. Even if he hadn’t been reminding me on a daily basis, I wouldn’t have been able to ignore it: when I come ...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 16th, 2010
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They said it wouldn’t last — e-mail, that is. Crippled by a ceaseless deluge of spam and infected with computer viruses and malware, e-mail became the symbol of all that was wrong with technology. Then came texting and smartphones and teens with lightning-fast thumbs . . . and the attenti...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 15th, 2010
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According to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s unofficial mission is to make “the world more open and connected.” But there are limits to how open you should be on Facebook and while you might enjoy sharing photos and status updates, there are some pieces of information yo...